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FOREVER YOUNG: 5 Beauty mistakes that make you look older

Forever young? Many cling to youth. We all want to stay young for as long as possible.

So why would you do anything to make yourself look older? The only time when people try to look older is when they are younger. Yes, we’re well aware of the irony in that situation.

Women put a lot of time and effort into looking beautiful. Unfortunately, there are a few mistakes that you might be making that actually cause you to look older, not younger.

Curious as to what they are? Here are 5 of the most common beauty mistakes that (mostly) women make…

1. Too much Foundation

Putting on a thick layer of foundation is obvious to anyone who spends a few moments looking at your face. Instead, try to be minimal with your use of foundation or use a tinted moisturizer instead. The more skin people can see and the less makeup the better. Use it to enhance your well-taken-care-of skin, not cover it up.

2. Too much concealer under the eyes

Dark circles under the eyes are a bane of beauty for both men and women. Getting more sleep and adjusting your diet can help make these look better, but oftentimes women rely on concealer to help their eyes look more youthful. But as you get older, the skin under the eye becomes thinner. This means you need to apply light amounts of concealer and only where there are darker areas. Otherwise the thick cover-up will not look good at all.

3. Poor hairstyle choice

Your hairstyle can be a huge boost to your beauty, or an unfortunate detriment to your beauty. As you get older and want to continue looking young, a long and flat hair style will not work as well as it did in your youth. Long, flat hair exaggerates the look of a droopier, older face without bringing out the good in your face.

4. Too much stress

In our busy and hectic lives, people build up a great deal of stress throughout the week. It’s a serious beauty mistake to have lots of stress on your shoulders and not do anything about it. Skin suffers when the body and mind are under stress, and no amount of beauty tips or make-up can undo the damage caused by stress. Find a healthy way to reduce stress and keep yourself looking as beautiful as you can.

5. Shinier eye shadow

Shiny and shimmering eye shadow might look great and be popular but it’s going to show signs of aging more than other forms of eye shadow. The area where you apply eye shadow lacks oil glands and that means the eyes are the area to show aging first. Creases and cracks in the skin will be exemplified with the use of shinier eye shadow as opposed to matte colors.

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12 thoughts on “FOREVER YOUNG: 5 Beauty mistakes that make you look older

  1. This was great. That too much foundation one was so so obviously HORRIBLE, I just don’t know how the girl thought it was okay???

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    1. Funny enough I’ve seen worst which make me believe that some ladies just don’t care, all they want is to overload their face with so many foundation all in the name of beautifying one’s face.

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  3. Thanks for this tips tho I was scared when i saw the first pics, I mean does foundation really makes someone look like that?

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  5. Oh dear, that first picture reminds me of the one time I had a spray tan… My children sang the Oompa Loompa song for a week. It wasn’t as bad as that picture, but bad enough! Never again!!! 🙂

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